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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Environmental Health

This CDC site features links to a number of topics concerning environmental and human health. Topics include air quality, carbon monoxide, chemical agents, disasters and extreme weather, ...

Research Outdoorsmanship Homepage

This website provides information about field trips. The site was written specifically for those participating is field research but information applies to wilderness camping and classroom field ...

Tornado Visualizations

This site from the Teaching Geoscience with Visualizations Collection at SERC focuses on tornadoes. Resources include animations and films that illustrate and help students investigate how tornados ...

1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire Visualizations

This site from the Teaching Geoscience with Visualizations Collection at SERC features the great earthquake that struck San Francisco on April 18, 1906, and the fire that developed afterward. This ...

Climate Monitor Online

Climate Monitor Online combines regular updates of climate and meteorological data with commentaries from the worlds press and media. Monthly weather summaries (from 1998-present) for the world and ...

Event-Based Science: Remote Sensing Activities

Event-Based Science is a new way to teach science by using newsworthy events to establish the relevance of science topics. Interviews, photographs, web pages, and inquiry-based science activities ...

United States Geologic Survey: Selected Volcano Information

This United States Geological Survey (USGS) Volcano Hazards Program site contains links to selected material related to volcanic hazards. Users can access information about the volcanic hazards ...

Discover Our Earth

The Discover Our Earth collection is designed to enhance learning of Earth Science topics including earthquakes, volcanoes, topography, plate tectonics and sea level change. Discover our Earth is a ...

Los Angeles Basin Depth Calculator

This web application, from the Southern California Earthquake Center, allows users to find basin depths in the Los Angeles area by entering longitude and latitude values, selecting locations from a ...

The San Andreas Fault

This United States Geological Survey (USGS) publication discusses the San Andreas Fault in California; specifically what has caused the fault, where it is located, surface features that characterize ...

Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS): Education and Outreach

This consortium of research universities is dedicated to exploring the Earth's interior through the acquisition and distribution of seismic data. Educational resources include high-quality, one-page ...

Plate Tectonics and Sea-Floor Spreading: Maps and Graphics, etc.

This page offers access to maps and graphics of earthquakes, active volcanoes and plate tectonics for the world, the Cascade Range , Juan de Fuca Ridge, Gorda Ridge and Axial Seamount in North ...

Angle of Repose

In this activity, students explore how different sediment properties influence slope stability. They make piles of sediments with varied grain size, angularity, and water content and measure the ...

Vectors and slope stability

This activity is designed to teach students with little or no experience with vectors, free-body diagrams, or the like to apply vectors to slope stability problems. Students first learn the basic ...

Earthquake Shaking and Damage

This homework exercise is designed to familiarize students with earthquake shaking, acceleration, intensity and hazards, including the quantitative measurement of these properties. Students analyze ...

Determining Earthquake Probability and Recurrence from Past Seismic Events

Students completing this homework and in-class exercise use historical data from small earthquakes to estimate the recurrence interval of They are encouraged to examine sampling limitations, ...

Two streams, two stories: How Humans Alter Floods and Streams

In this class activity, students determine the discharge of a 100-year flood for two human-impacted streams. This activity supports the quantitative concepts of recurrence intervals, floods and ...

Webshaker

The UC San Diego Webshaker is a live earthquake experiment conducted over the internet. The user can select a historic earthquake or design an earthquake by specifying the frequency, amplitude, and ...

A Complete Guide to CLimate Change

This guide to global climate change is a resource for geology, geography and environmental science students. It is not a complete guide but serves to review and illustrate the key factors of climate ...

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration's Operational Significant Event Imagery

This web page provides high-resolution, detailed imagery of significant environmental events. Links are available to images on the following subjects: current events, dust storms, fires, floods, ...




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